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How long do wild animals of the northern hemisphere live compared to those of the southern hemisphere and based on their growth span. Particularly large mammals and particularly animals of similar species.

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closed as too broad by Devashish Das, Chris, Bez, Amory, Cornelius Aug 5 at 16:34

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Can you specify this a bit more? The life span of animals is already quite different when you compare mouse and elephant for example. –  Chris Dec 20 '13 at 15:35
What makes you think there will be a difference? Animals that exist on both hemispheres will have similar habitats and, presumably, similar living conditions. Why would there be any difference at all? –  terdon Dec 20 '13 at 16:04
Note: there is a study who shows that species in the southern hemisphere are younger than in the northern hemisphere due to the pattern during last glaciation I think so... I can't find this article right now! terdon's question is interesting, what make you think you would observe difference of lifespan? I don't think anybody already took the time to review lifespan of close relatives that live on both hemisphere. –  Remi.b Dec 20 '13 at 20:11
I would tell but it would lead to a debate that would prevent answers. –  user2534 Dec 21 '13 at 0:24
If only any animal(like elephant seal) is specified... otherwise TOO BROAD –  Devashish Das Aug 5 at 12:31

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